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#Land down under

# land-down-under - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Meath, Armagh, Leitrim and Mayo stars nominated for AFLW awards
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# Flying The Flag

Meath, Armagh, Leitrim and Mayo stars nominated for AFLW awards

Nov 21st 2022, 10:20 PM 5,202 Views 1 Comment

Vikki Wall and Blaithin Mackin are up for Best First-Year Player, with Áine Tighe and Aileen Gilroy in the running for MVP.

# land-down-under - This month November 2022

Kelly and Wall star, with Irish involvement in all four teams left in AFLW race
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Kelly and Wall star, with Irish involvement in all four teams left in AFLW race

Nov 12th 2022, 8:53 PM 5,855 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Kelly’s Adelaide Crows and Vikki Wall’s North Melbourne came through today’s clashes.

# land-down-under - Last month October 2022

Mayo star defies 'season-ending' prognosis to return, but Meath All-Ireland winner out
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Mayo star defies 'season-ending' prognosis to return, but Meath All-Ireland winner out

Oct 20th 2022, 2:26 PM 8,852 Views 0 Comments

There’s mixed fortunes for Rachel Kearns and Orlagh Lally in the AFLW.

# land-down-under - This year 2022

'Athletic beast' Vikki Wall one of several Irish goal-scorers in AFLW this weekend
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'Athletic beast' Vikki Wall one of several Irish goal-scorers in AFLW this weekend

Sep 11th 2022, 1:13 PM 9,769 Views 8 Comments

Aisling McCarthy, Cora Staunton and Áine Tighe were also on target.

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Meath and Cork stars confirmed for AFLW debuts on Saturday

Aug 24th 2022, 3:57 PM 3,647 Views 1 Comment

Vikki Wall and Erika O’Shea will both feature for North Melbourne.

The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season
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# Flying The Flag

The 22 Irish stars set for the new AFLW season

Aug 24th 2022, 6:45 AM 12,160 Views 0 Comments

They’re spread across 12 teams and hail from 12 different counties.

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Kerry's O'Connor signs new contract with AFL side Geelong until 2024

Jul 19th 2022, 10:48 AM 7,096 Views 1 Comment

The Dingle native has thrived since switching from Gaelic football to Aussie Rules.

The five Irish stars left standing at the business end of the AFLW season
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

The five Irish stars left standing at the business end of the AFLW season

Apr 1st 2022, 10:00 AM 5,199 Views 0 Comments

The preliminary finals take place this weekend, with the winners prevailing to next Saturday’s Grand final.

'Ultimate utility player' Tighe and the other Irish stars in the Covid-hit AFLW final series
# Irish In Oz
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# Irish In Oz

'Ultimate utility player' Tighe and the other Irish stars in the Covid-hit AFLW final series

Mar 21st 2022, 11:05 AM 3,065 Views 0 Comments

The finals series has been pushed back a week due to Covid chaos at Collingwood.

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

'Outstanding' Tighe stars in new position as Fremantle make it four wins from four

Jan 27th 2022, 11:07 AM 4,566 Views 0 Comments

Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan were on the losing Collingwood side.

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'An absolute knob' - Kyrgios' Open antics slammed, but he and Kokkinakis roar into doubles final

Jan 27th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,158 Views 5 Comments

The wild cards defeated Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos overnight.

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider
# Irish In Oz
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# Irish In Oz

O'Dwyer stars again as Brisbane win, Gilroy reveals surgery after being bitten by spider

Jan 26th 2022, 4:18 PM 6,763 Views 0 Comments

The pair have been among the brightest stars of the 2022 AFLW’s 14-strong Irish contingent.

Melbourne's Dublin duo set for first AFLW appearances of 2022 after missing opener
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Melbourne's Dublin duo set for first AFLW appearances of 2022 after missing opener

Jan 13th 2022, 5:01 PM 2,714 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee have been catapulted into the starting team to face Richmond.

Fit-again Halep battles into Melbourne semi-finals as Barty wins in Adelaide
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Fit-again Halep battles into Melbourne semi-finals as Barty wins in Adelaide

Jan 7th 2022, 9:07 AM 1,576 Views 0 Comments

Preparations are ramping up for the Australian Open.

Novak Djokovic reveals he has medical exemption to play in Australian Open
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Novak Djokovic reveals he has medical exemption to play in Australian Open

Jan 4th 2022, 10:59 AM 36,068 Views 46 Comments

The defending champion has refused to confirm if he has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

# land-down-under - Last year 2021

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test
# Latest From Oz
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# Latest From Oz

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test

Dec 18th 2021, 11:50 AM 2,846 Views 2 Comments

If the visitors go 2-0 down in Adelaide, the Ashes are as good as gone.

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test
# Death Knell
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# Death Knell

Ruthless Australia crush England in first Ashes Test

Dec 12th 2021, 12:10 PM 2,244 Views 0 Comments

Former Australia warns England are already in danger of a whitewash – ‘If they don’t win in Adelaide then there could be shades of ’06/07.’

O'Dwyer faces three Irish counterparts - one a Tipp team-mate - in Brisbane's AFLW title defence opener
# Fixtures
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# Fixtures

O'Dwyer faces three Irish counterparts - one a Tipp team-mate - in Brisbane's AFLW title defence opener

Dec 2nd 2021, 11:47 AM 3,899 Views 0 Comments

The 2022 AFLW season kicks off on the weekend of 7/8/9 January, with 14 Irish players involved.

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Sydney to host 11 games, Auckland nine at 2023 Women's World Cup

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:31 AM 1,644 Views 0 Comments

Stadium Australia will host the final on 20 August 2023.

Dream Melbourne Cup success for James McDonald and Verry Elleegant
# Winner Winner
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# Winner Winner

Dream Melbourne Cup success for James McDonald and Verry Elleegant

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:43 AM 3,966 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Brien’s defending champion Twilight Payment finished 11th.

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans
# Irish In Oz
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# Irish In Oz

Wexford star signs contract extension at Sydney Swans

Oct 29th 2021, 9:35 AM 6,402 Views 0 Comments

The club is backing Barry O’Connor to ‘push for senior selection’ in 2022.

Mayo and Galway dual star becomes first Irish player to sign for Geelong's AFLW side
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Mayo and Galway dual star becomes first Irish player to sign for Geelong's AFLW side

Jul 22nd 2021, 11:39 AM 7,626 Views 1 Comment

Rachel Kearns is the 14th Irish player confirmed for the upcoming season.

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons
# Comeback Is On
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# Comeback Is On

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons

Jun 18th 2021, 9:56 AM 3,404 Views 0 Comments

Áine Tighe will look to make her AFLW debut next season after a nightmare run of knee injuries.

Ladies football legends Staunton and Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Ladies football legends Staunton and Stack re-sign for Greater Western Sydney Giants

Jun 16th 2021, 2:31 PM 4,143 Views 1 Comment

Donegal’s Yvonne Bonner, meanwhile, remains on the club’s inactive list, set to give birth to her first child in the coming months.

'I had a message from an elderly person from Cavan to say they looked forward to watching the games every weekend'
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

'I had a message from an elderly person from Cavan to say they looked forward to watching the games every weekend'

May 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 4,992 Views 1 Comment

From Collingwood to Cavan, Aishling Sheridan is back on home soil and switching her focus to Gaelic football again.

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March
# Irish Interest
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# Irish Interest

AFLW to expand by 2023, next season due to begin in December and finish in March

May 13th 2021, 9:51 AM 3,186 Views 0 Comments

14 Irish players were on the books of AFLW sides in 2021.

'It is a story of perseverance' - Former Dublin underage star set for AFL debut with Brisbane Lions
# Need For Speed
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# Need For Speed

'It is a story of perseverance' - Former Dublin underage star set for AFL debut with Brisbane Lions

Apr 30th 2021, 10:39 AM 9,568 Views 4 Comments

‘Jet-heeled’ James Madden will feature against Port Adelaide at the Gabba.

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,277 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

'Scora' still making the difference at 39 and another Mayo star 'winning a lot of fans' - Irish in AFLW

Mar 23rd 2021, 10:51 AM 7,680 Views 0 Comments

A review of the latest round of action Down Under as the season hits the business end.

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend
# Analysis From Oz
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# Analysis From Oz

Answering critics, stunning goals and a breakout game - the Irish stars that featured in Australia this weekend

Mar 1st 2021, 1:41 PM 6,308 Views 2 Comments

An AFLW expert assesses the performances of the eight Irish players that lined out in Round Five.

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Cavan star kicks sixth goal in five games to help Collingwood maintain 100% record

Feb 28th 2021, 11:24 AM 5,428 Views 1 Comment

Aishling Sheridan’s scintillating form in Australia continued, while Mayo’s Kelly sisters helped West Coast Eagles to their first win of 2021.

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'
# Irish Down Under
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# Irish Down Under

AFLW review and preview - injury blow for Collingwood's 'firing Irish duo' and 'write Cora off at your peril'

Feb 26th 2021, 6:47 PM 4,960 Views 0 Comments

TG4 is showing two full games this weekend, along with Monday evening’s highlights show.

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend

Feb 19th 2021, 5:30 PM 3,884 Views 0 Comments

A closer look at how the AFLW’s Irish contingent will fare in Round Four with CrossCoders agent Jason Hill.

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend

Feb 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 5,237 Views 0 Comments

After a turbulent week, it’s all eyes on Round Two and the football itself.

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Australian Open boss 'absolutely confident' it will go ahead despite Covid case and hundreds in isolation

Feb 4th 2021, 5:49 PM 1,407 Views 0 Comments

Craig Tiley says the Australian Open will start as scheduled on Monday, and there are no plans to cancel.

Irish star kicks first goal of 2021 AFLW season and inspires Collingwood to victory
# Flying Start
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# Flying Start

Irish star kicks first goal of 2021 AFLW season and inspires Collingwood to victory

Jan 28th 2021, 1:04 PM 9,205 Views 6 Comments

Cavan’s Aishling Sheridan was on the double, as Sarah Rowe missed out through injury.

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Profiles, fixtures, TV - Everything you need to know about the Irish stars lining out in the AFLW

Jan 28th 2021, 6:15 AM 10,112 Views 0 Comments

14 players are involved, with seven counties represented across eight clubs.

# land-down-under - All time

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead
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# Land Down Under

Brumbies bounce back to winning ways against Waratahs and reclaim Super Rugby AU lead

Aug 22nd 2020, 1:41 PM 4,441 Views 0 Comments

The clinical side reinforced their title credentials on a freezing Canberra night.

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season
# AFLW
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# AFLW

Three-in-a-row All-Ireland champion joins Dublin team-mates at Melbourne for 2021 season

Aug 20th 2020, 10:05 AM 10,368 Views 0 Comments

Lauren Magee has become the latest Irish player confirmed for the new AFLW season.

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions
# Land Down Under
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# Land Down Under

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,683 Views 0 Comments

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

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